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A Silent Voice, Vols. 4 – 7

July 10, 2016 Leave a comment

A Silent Voice, Vol. 4A Silent Voice, Vols. 4 – 7
by Yoshitoki Oima
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (13 +)

As Shoya continues to struggle with his guilt for bullying Shoko his circle of friends continues to grow, expanding to include more former classmates and even a few newcomers. Unfortunately, thing’s aren’t as peaceful as they appear and the past continues to haunt Shoya in new and unexpected ways, threatening to tear his new, burgeoning friendships apart. Will Shoya ever find what he’s looking for, or will his inability to forgive himself doom him to a life of solitude? Yoshitoki Oima’s amazing story reaches its climax with A Silent Voice, Vols. 4 – 7.
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Complex Age, Vol. 1

June 28, 2016 Leave a comment

ComplexAge1Complex Age, Vol. 1
by Yui Sakuma
Kodansha Comics, 208 pgs
Rating: Older Teen (16 +)

Meet Nagisa Kataura. To most she’s a typical office worker, but her close friends know another side of her, that of a dedicated cosplayer! For years she’s kept these two worlds separate from each other, keeping her cosplay life away from her family life and work life, but time and age seem to be conspiring to force her to choose between her two lives. From Yui Sakuma comes the award winning Complex Age, Vol. 1!
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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side P3, Vols 1 + 2

June 16, 2016 Leave a comment

PersonaQP3Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side: P3, Vols. 1 + 2
Created by Atlus, manga by So Tobita
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (13 +)

So Tobita’s Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side: P3, Vols. 1 + 2 is an adaption of the similarly titled Atlus game featuring a crossover between the two most popular installments of their Persona game franchise. Focusing on the Persona 3 characters, this two volume manga sees the characters trapped in a mysterious world with no choice but to delve into the bizarre Alice in Wonderland styled maze in the hope of finding a way back to their own world.
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Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vols. 1 + 2

June 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vol. 1Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vols. 1 + 2
by Yuusuke Shirato, created by Hiro Mashima
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (13 +)

Are you a fan of Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail and wondered what Grey, the resident ice mage, was like as a kid? If so, then Kodansha Comics has the manga for you! From Yuusuke Shirato and Hiro Mashima comes Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, a two volume story about the Grey’s childhood adventures as he sets out on the path that ultimately leads him to Fairy Tail!
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Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1

May 31, 2016 1 comment

Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1
by Riichi Ueshiba
Vertical Comics, 404 pgs
Rating: Not Rated

When new girl, Mikoto Urabe, arrives in Akira Tsubaki’s high school class things start to get weird. Soon Akira finds himself in a relationship with the mysterious Urabe. From Riichi Ueshiba comes the adult romantic comedy, Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1, the manga behind the 2012 anime series of the same name.
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Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1

May 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1
by Akiko Higashimura
Kodansha Comics, 376 pgs
Rating: Teen (13 +)

From Akiko Higashimura comes the story of Tsukimi Kurashita and the women of the Amamizukan, a communal home for fujoshis. Tsukimi and her friends live quiet lives dedicated to the objects of their obsession until Tsukimi brings home Kuronosuke, a pretty, stylish person! The arrival of the crossdressing Kuronosuke is only the start of things, and soon the socially awkward group is embroiled in a struggle to save their home! All this and more in Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1.
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the gods lie

April 17, 2016 Leave a comment

the gods lie.the gods lie
By Kaori Ozaki
Vertical Comics, 216 pp
Rating: Not Rated

After an argument with his new soccer coach, 6th grader Natsuru skips out on Summer soccer camp and ends up spending time with his classmate Rio and her younger brother. The two quickly bond, but as the Summer draws to a close their bonds will be tested. Kaori Ozaki’s the gods lie is a single volume tale about Natsuru, Rio, friendship and the pains of growing up.
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